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Animal rescue group stepping up

HAMMOND, La (FOX44) -- Earlier this year, the Tangi Humane Society was running out of room.

Edwin Edwards to be released

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) – On July 6th Louisiana's former governor Edwin Edwards will be a free man. His 6 month house arrest will be over. Edwards was sent to a half way house in Baton Rouge 6 months ago.

Update on animal cruelty in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, La (FOX44) - Several weeks ago, Tangi Humane Society made a big rescue in Livingston Parish. You may recall they found three dogs severely malnourished in a Springfield home.

A new facility will help in Tangipahoa and Livingston Parish

HAMMOND, La (FOX44) - An animal rescue organization is stepping up to help pets with no place to go.

State Rep. Mack "Bodi" White to run for state senate

State Representative Mack "Bodi" White announced today he's seeking a state senate seat in this year's upcoming election.

Morning motorcycle accident sends man to the hospital

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A motorcycle accident on the morning of July 5th sent one person to the hospital. It happened just before 10:30am at the intersection of Adams and North 30th.

Violence in Baton Rouge raises safety concerns

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A shooting has left some in already dangerous parts of the city more shaken up. Many people we spoke with say the violence has been out of control for years.

Commuters to New Orleans from Baton Rouge will be able to use LA Swift for another year

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) – LA Swift gets a new contract, and more money. That means you can catch a ride on the commuter bus service for another year.

A group of biker's riding to bring awareness to organ donations

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - There were a few extra bikes on the roads in Baton Rouge on the morning of July 5th. The riders are taking their message about organ donation to the streets.

USS KIDD July 4th Airshow

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Crowds gathered at the USS KIDD downtown all day on July 4th. The biggest surprise, the simulated air attack, with the KIDD fighting off vintage bombers.